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Are Quarter Horses Good Jumpers, Warmbloods, or Gaited?

We recently met someone hauling a quarter horse to a showjumping event. This horse piqued my curiosity and made me wonder what else this versatile breed can do because our region’s quarter horses are either bred for racing or rodeoing. Quarter Horses are athletic and, when properly trained and conditioned, are excellent jumpers. And although …

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Are Andalusian Horses Warmbloods, Fast, or Good Jumpers?

Andalusians are among the oldest pure Spanish horse breeds; they’ve been around since the Middle Ages, but what do you know about them? Are they warmbloods, fast, or good jumpers? The Andalusian horse breed is regarded as Europe’s first warmblood. This athletic breed is fast and can extend and collect, making the Andalusian suitable for …

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Are Thoroughbreds Good Horses? Let’s Explore This Breed

When you think about horse racing, the breed of horse that comes to mind is thoroughbred. These horses are legendary racers, but are they good horses? Thoroughbreds are good horses; they have superb agility, fantastic speed, and an exceptional spirit. Although best known as racehorses, they excel in many other equine activities. Thoroughbreds are feisty, …

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